The following birds are available for sale at this time. They are priced so the average person can afford them. So don't pass up some good birds just because they're not priced at several hundred dollars each. If you're at the other end of the financial spectrum, you need to realize that these are pedigreed animals and not street pigeons. The day of the five-or-ten-dollar pigeon is long gone. They are priced so I can receive some reasonable return on the investment I have made in feed, time caring for them, etc.
What is a pigeon really worth? The value of a pigeon depends on three factors, and you can read about them here.
You will find some rare-colored birds among those listed. It is important to remember that we are a FLYING loft, not a COLOR loft. Our rare colors are required to fly right with the other birds. We sell youngsters that we raise out of our flyers, but we will seldom sell the rare-colored flyers themselves because we will be using them later as breeders.
I am selling pigeons, not paper, but almost all of those listed below have extensive pedigrees. I will provide whatever pedigree information I have on each bird listed. Feel free to email me and request an electronic copy of the pedigree of any bird listed here.
PLEASE NOTE: The USPS has recently hit us with a significant increase in postal rates, in some cases almost double what they had been. Therefore, if birds are to be shipped to you (shipping to destinations in the USA only), the shipping charge will be as follows: $70 for one or two birds, $120 for 3 birds, and $150 for 4 birds to cover the cost of postage and a special USPS-approved shipping box. (4 or more birds means multiple boxes. Multiple boxes are often cheaper than using one of the larger boxes that are available. This is because the post office charges are based on size as well as weight. They charge significantly more for any box that is more than 1 cubic foot, regardless of weight.)
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|1.||2017 dilute almond hen no. 7296. This hen is a late hatch that was too young to fly as a YB. I was intrigued by the light color (she was almost white when she left the nest and has gotten darker each year) so I decided to keep her as a breeders. I no longer need her so here she is at a very attractive price. She was bred from a pair of my flyers. Her sire was another very light almond (sometimes called "sandy") and he flew 9 races out to 180 miles, several times being my first bird in the clock. He was primarily Delbar with a dash of HVR in his background. Her dam was a black and she was Vandenabeele and HVR. She flew three races as a YB, with a 1st and a 3rd on 2 of them, both from just under 100 miles. Price: $100|
June 2022 hatch blue bar cock no. 2440, carries the gene for brown and there is a 50% chance he also carries the gene for cherry (red phase recessive opal). On sire's side he is down from 5900, a 200-mile winner and multiple diploma winner bred by Sal's Loft, as well a brown hen out of the brown family of Grayfox and Harms. On dam's side is a Marathon Ace pigeon. G-Dam is half Skylake Sion and half qualmond, the latter family producing the Ace pigeon cited here. Price: $100
|3.||June 2022 hatch reduced hen, no. 2470, out of a full brother of "Casanova" who was recently sold on this site. Both parents are reduced and have been my top pair of reduced breeders for the last two years. Beautiful silvery blue wingshield with well-defined pinkish bars. She is almost through the moult now and the white "teardrop" behind her eye is still there but much less prominent. Although 2470 was hatched too late to settle and fly this year, she does have 2 full siblings who flew on this year's young bird team along with others on the breeding team for next year. Price: $150 firm.|
June hatch True Silver ("dun bar") hen no. 2434-22. This is a fairly large hen, but sex is guaranteed. Sire is an almond that I bred in late 2021, but too late to put on the flying team. He is a son of the dilute almond hen shown above in lot no.1 and a Vanloon cock purchased from Ken Christopher. That Vanloon cock is a double grandson of "Campbell". Dam of 2434 is a brown bar hen that was a gift from Jason Sieveking who is a very successful flyer in his club and combine. Dam's sister was near the top of the champion bird listings for that combine last year. Jason raised the dam from a gift bird that he had no background info on. For that reason 2434 has a full pedigree on her sire's side but no info on he dam's side. Almond cock 2271, a full brother to 2434, was on this year's YB team and he successfully flew 4 races out to 120 miles prior to the season being shortened due to bad weather the last few weeks. She was still in a moult when this picture was taken and will look much better once whe is finished moulting. At that time I will post a new photo if she is still available. Price: $100
Here's another June hatch "Sandy" (very light almond) cock no.2408-22. Sex is guaranteed. He is an uncle (full brother to the sire of the true silver hen in lot 4 above) of true silver 2434 above. He is almost white but does have a few flecks while his grouond color is extremely light but not quite white. As is the case with most almonds, he will likely acquire more flecking as he ages. He is a son of the dilute almond hen shown above in lot no.1 and a Vanloon cock purchased from Ken Christopher. Sire is a double grandson of "Campbell". His dam was bred from a pair of my flyers. Her sire was another very light almond (sometimes called "sandy") and he flew 9 races out to 180 miles, several times being my first bird in the clock. He was primarily Delbar with a dash of HVR in his background. Her dam was a black and she was Vandenabeele and HVR. She flew three races as a YB, with a 1st and a 3rd on 2 of them, both from just under 100 miles. Price: $100
|6.||2021 Faded Brown cock no. 1454. This is a medium size, well balanced and very handsome yearling cock that was hatched in August and therefore was entirely too young to train and fly as a young bird. His sire is a fairly large blue bar cock that carries the genes for brown and cherry, so there is a 50% chance 1454 will carry the gene for cherry as well. (Cherry is the name give to what used to be called red phase recessive opal and it is almost a perfect mimic for ash red. His dam is a faded brown that I bred from a race winner and multiple diploma winner from Sal's loft in Utah. That hen from Sal placed 1st vs 244 birds and 12 lofts @ 236 miles, Plus 3 other top 10% and 3 top 20%. at distances from 236 to 387 miles. Not only a race winner herself, but the dam of at least one race winner as well. Because 1454 was so young at the beginning of 2022 he didn't raise any young until the very end of the breeding season. I planned to use him in 2023 but I just don't have the space for him. I'm offering him here at about half of what I think is his true value. Special price: $150|
|7.||July hatch 2022 blue check cock no. 2493, carries the gene for reduced. He is going to be a large pigeon, just like his grandfather ("Casanova" - see lot 3 above). Sire is a blue check that is out of my foundation pair in my reduced breeding project, consisting of a reduced cock that was trained out to 60 miles prior to being stocked and a blue bar hen that is unflown but is the daughter of an AU Registered Champion. Dam is a reduced blue check, unflown, but a full sister to a 150-mile race winner. She is the daughter of reduced cock "Casanova" (recently sold here) and an indigo check hen that is a full sister to 2 race winners and is down from two AU Registered Champions. Half of 2493's daughters will be reduced and half his sons will carry the gene for reduced. If he is mated to a reduced hen, then half his children, both sexes, will be reduced. Price: $50|
|8.||July 2022 hatch almond no. 2447, bred from a pair of my flyers. Sex is unknown; my first guess would be that it's a hen but it could easily go the other way. Sire is an almond cock that has flown 5 races out to 200 miles. Dam is a reduced blue check hen that has flown twice from 100 miles and twice from 120 miles. Again, I think this is a hen but I am not sure. If it turns out to be a cock, then it will carry the reduced gene.Price will increase once I can guarantee sex. Price: $75|
May hatch 2022 blue bar hen no. 2328. This is a relatively small, tight-feathered pigeon that you are sure to like. She is out of a brother/sister mating that has produced several additional really nice young. Both parents are out of "Casanova" (recently sold on this site) and an excellent but smaller black hen that I recently sold. Price: $50
Magnificent May hatch blue bar cock no. 2405-22, carries the gene for reduced. His sire was trained out to 60 miles prior to being held back for stock. That sire has since raised a son that was 2nd and 3rd at 100 miles and 2nd champion bird in our club as a young bird and then flew 5 more races out to 330 miles as a yearling, placing 4th at 200. Another son placed 4th at 100 miles in this year's YB series. Dam was bred for stock and is out of an AU Registered Champion on one side and a daughter of another AU Registered Champion on the other side. Price: $100
|11.||May hatch dark check/WF cock no. 2335-22, also carries the gene for reduced. This pigeon was raised by my flyers. Sire is an almond that flew five races out to 200 miles. Dam is a reduced who flew four races out to 120 miles. (My rare colors also fly for me just as well as my "normal" blue bars and blue checks. We won the last race of the 2021 YB season with a reduced.) Price: $75.|